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Descriptor in English: Lifting
Descriptor in Spanish: Elevación
Descriptor in Portuguese: Remoção
Descriptor in French: Levage
Entry term(s): Carrying
Tree number(s): G01.374.669
Scope note: Moving or bringing something from a lower level to a higher one. The concept encompasses biomechanic stresses resulting from work done in transferring objects from one plane to another as well as the effects of varying techniques of patient handling and transfer.
Annotation: by machines or humans; PATIENT LIFTING see PATIENT MOVING AND LIFTING is available
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
History Note: 94
DeCS UI: 31344
Descriptor UI: D017770
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1992/12/28
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Lifting - Preferred
Concept UI M0026860
Scope note Moving or bringing something from a lower level to a higher one. The concept encompasses biomechanic stresses resulting from work done in transferring objects from one plane to another as well as the effects of varying techniques of patient handling and transfer.
Preferred term Lifting
Carrying - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0026859
Preferred term Carrying



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